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The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure
Trades Union Councils and County Associations are an important part
An effective union needs two things: the first is a

Strong unions matter, which is why the TUC assists unions, through the Organising Academy, to build membership, improve workplaces and speak with authority on behalf of working people and their families.

Strong unions are created by investing in organising; thinking about our resources, how we represent members and develop reps and stewards.

For more information on what we're up to day to day, you can read our blog, Stronger Unions or you can contact the team on [email protected]

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BECTU members are also asking for sick pay for all workers at the cinema, a company level agreement about maternity pay, paternity pay and fair pay rises for managers and technical staff, such as sound technicians and projectionists.
27 September 2016
The first North West Labour Film Festival comes to Liverpool from the 6th to the 9th of October. Hosted between Picturehouse at Fact in the city centre and The Plaza Cinema in Crosby, the four day festival will feature films, discussion and socialising to bring together many in our movement...
23 September 2016
Trade Union Share Owners (TUSO) have welcomed the announcement today (Tuesday) by Sports Direct that there will be an independent review of the company’s working practices and corporate governance.
20 September 2016
Commenting on reports that the Home Secretary will shortly announce a review of material on alleged police brutality at the 1984 Orgreave miners’ picket, to be followed by an official inquiry, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “For there to be confidence in the inquiry, it must be given the...
15 September 2016
The 2016 Trades Union Councils Conference was held on 4th and 5th June in Sheffield. This booklet contains all the resolutions that were passed at this year’s conference.
23 August 2016
The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure that trades union councils can identify their part in TUC campaigns and help implement the resolutions passed at the 2016 trades union councils conference.
23 August 2016
TUC challenges surge in racist abuse...manage migration better...TU Act briefing...autumn union rep courses...Bristol skills event...news and campaign updates...
09 August 2016
Barnsley Trades Council is celebrating its 125th Anniversary by holding a Festival of Laboour History: Friday 14th October - Sunday 16th October; The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ. Weekend tickets £10
05 August 2016
81,000 workers went on strike in 2015 – the lowest ever number since records began in 1893, according to ONS data released today (Tuesday).
02 August 2016
Many vital rights at work in the UK are derived from EU law, guaranteeing things like paid leave entitlements, protections from being forced to work excessive hours, discrimination protections and rights for working mums-to-be. Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, we now have to decide what happens...
27 June 2016